Assistant Director of Privacy/Training

Position: Assistant Director of Privacy/Training

Job ID: 155585

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.  


We are searching for an Assistant Director of Privacy and Training -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will support the Director of the Compliance Services & Privacy Department in providing legal analysis and guidance related to HIPAA and privacy-related matters. You will be responsible for leading the Privacy Office including evaluation of potential breaches, privacy investigations, privacy training around the organization generally and on a targeted basis, reporting to the Office of Civil Rights annually and as necessary, ensuring appropriate breach notifications are submitted and tracked, and reporting all such activities to the Audit and Compliance Committee of the Board. You will also serve as a liaison to the Legal Department when legal advice related to privacy matters is necessary and will assist in the management of the internal operations of the Compliance Department.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Provides guidance on privacy matters to management, executives, and medical staff
  • Educates organizational and department leaders on privacy policies and procedures
  • Coordinates board and executive reporting
  • Actively participates in hospital and medical staff committee meetings and interdisciplinary teams
  • Ensures that Joint Commission requirements specific to your department are fulfilled but also understand the linkage between your department’s requirements and those of the integrated delivery system
  • Collaborates with colleagues in other departments to ensure all Joint Commission requirements are met


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, healthcare, or legal field required
  • Master’s degree in business, healthcare, or legal field preferred
  • Juris Doctor Degree in business, healthcare, or legal field preferred
  • CHPS certification preferred
  • 5 years business, healthcare, legal, and/or privacy experience, including 2 years management/leadership experience required

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